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"Couldn't ask for a better job out of college..."

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Former Employee - Product Specialist in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Product Specialist in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Google full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

-great perks (delicious (and healthy) food, nap room, happy hours, latest and greatest devices...)
-passionate and talented people
-open channels of feedback
-companywide transparency into many projects

Cons

-certain roles can be monotonous
-company is huge so naturally there is some red tape (they are very cognizant of this and always trying to improve)

Advice to Management

-keep going for those moonshots. you guys are so respected

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    "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Contractor - Product Quality Evaluator in Mountain View, CA
    Former Contractor - Product Quality Evaluator in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Google as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company seems to greatly care about employees. Most management is very sympathetic and understanding. If employed as a contractor, be wary about which agency you choose as some will either take great care of you. Some will forget you exist. But none of that is any fault of Google's.

    Cons

    Contractor position, so did not receive the same benefits as full timers. Work could be a bit tedious.

    Advice to Management

    Make the contracts feel just as important as the full timers. Because they are the ones that allow full timers to forego the gruntwork.


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    "Nice Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very Smart people, highly dedicated and willing to all go the extra mile. I was happy to have the chance to be an intern.

    Cons

    Very much a "drink the Koolaid" culture. There are some days where I just did not feeling like acting "googly."

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